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Answering Guidelines

Great answers don't just answer the question, but they also help members understand why and how you arrived at your answer. A great answer is a clear, user-friendly and uses positive language without anything extra to distract from the answer itself. 

Here are a few guidelines for providing a great answer:

 Complete

  • Answers the full question
  • Includes important details in separate paragraphs, if needed
  • Includes attachments if necessary

Organized

  • Has organized explanation and step-by-step instructions
  • Uses a structure that is specific to the subject and includes helpful formatting
  • Includes keywords from the question repeated in the answer

Unique

  • Is NOT copied from another member
  • Is NOT copied from any other source (ie. website)
  • Does NOT link to any outside sources

Correct 

  • Is based in fact
  • Includes correct spelling and grammar 
  • Is properly formatted and avoids “filler phrases” 

Friendly

  • Uses language that is kind and respectful of other Brainly members
  • Uses age-appropriate language
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